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UFC 162 To Receive Thiago Silva-Rafael Cavalcante

According to a report by, light heavyweights Thiago Silva and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante are expected to face each other in July at UFC 162. The bout has yet to be made official by the UFC.

The event is expected to go down July 6 from Las Vegas.

Silva (14-3) and Cavalcante (11-3) are both looking to get back on track after suspensions for banned substances.

Silva was suspended following a win over Stanislav Nedkov after marijuana metabolites were found in his system, while Cavalcante received a suspension for an anabolic steroid. Both fighters had the win changed to a no-contest.